Marilynn Koppe, age 87, resident of Rio Rancho, N.M., passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 after years of struggling with progressively disabling physical conditions. She was born in Watford City, N.D. on June 17, 2912 to Edward and Julia Yoerg (nee Croff).
Marilynn is survived by her husband, Gene Koppe; daughters, Delnita, Julie, and Pamela; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
In 1945, she and her first husband, Delmar Evans, were married and subsequently three daughters were born to them. Marilynn still represents the perfect example of motherhood. to her daughters.
Marilynn had a career with the J.C. Penney Company spanning 31 years, and progressed from her beginning as a floor clerk in Williston, N.D., to a position of department manager in Albuquerque, N.M. After the death of Del Evans, she married Gene Koppe in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., before returning to the Albuquerque area in retirement.
A Memorial Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m., with the Memorial Mass following at 10:30 a.m., Oct. 22, 2014, at the Church of the Incarnation, 2309 Monterrey Road NE, Rio Rancho, N.M.
To view or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com or send to Daniel Family Funeral Services, 4310 Sara Road SE, Rio Rancho, N.M. 87124, (505) 892-9920.